Cakewalk Develops New Windows 7 Resource Page

windows7logo1Microsoft’s latest effort in the OS department, Windows 7 dropped yesterday after much anticipation. Windows 7 promises to be a much more robust OS than its predecessor, Windows Vista, making it an ideal choice for audio production. With Cakewalk winning Microsoft’s prestigious Partner of the Year award, you can rest assured that SONAR 8.5 and many other Cakewalk products are fully supported and compatible with Windows 7.

To keep you up to date with the latest information regarding your Cakewalk products and the new OS, we’ve created a Windows 7 landing page on our website.

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How Windows 7 Will Effect Your Music Production?

borthwick2Cakewalk Chief Technical Officer Noel Borthwick, a noted expert on Windows platforms, covers crucial topics around the introduction of Windows 7, such as compatibility with Cakewalk products, issues in upgrading from Windows XP and related points of interest for PC users.

For an in-depth look at Windows 7 and how it might affect your use of Cakewalk products, check out Noel’s Q & A below. Also, see Peter Kirn’s article at Create Digital Music for more  insightful tips on Windows 7.

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Cakewalk Named Microsoft’s Partner of the Year Award Finalist

We are pleased to announce that Cakewalk has been named a finalist for the Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner of the Year Award as part of Microsoft’s WPC (Worldwide Partner Conference) Awards for 2009!

Such recognition is given to Microsoft’s most valued partners who lead the technology industry in their approach to deliver customer solutions with Microsoft in mind. We send a big thank you to Microsoft Corporation for this recognition!

View Microsoft’s WPC Awards press release here

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Microsoft’s Ex-Vista Chief Records New Album In SONAR Producer

Jim Allchin, former Co-President of the Platforms and Services Division at Microsoft, just released a new album, Enigma, now available for purchase online and in retail stores worldwide. Allchin received recognition from once-rival Itunes as a ‘What We Are Listening To’ recommendation to customers.  As described on Amazon, Enigma’s “pop sensibility, with a touch of rock, blues and country, keeps the listener intrigued with great arrangements and toe-tapping grooves”. A longtime Cakewalk user, Allchin recorded and mixed the new album in SONAR Producer.

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